Inventory Management Technical Planner
CountryUnited States of America
Job TypeFull-Time Regular
At Anixter, we give you an opportunity for a career and a great work environment. We are a friendly, employee focused organization that prides itself on customer service, flawless execution and a hard day’s work. If you are looking for a great work environment, great benefits and an opportunity to grow your career, please read on!
Position Purpose: The primary responsibility of this position is to handle purchasing activities for stock materials, maintain/change ordering controls based on historical usage and current demand, and help manage customer and vendor relationships.
The successful candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:
Demand planning based on a pre-defined category, ensuring that Anixter receives the inventory needed quickly, efficiently and within budget
Use analysis results to improve supply chain processes, performance and to reduce costs * Build relationships with customers’ commodity managers to develop synergies
Monitor Key Performance Indicators(KPIs) and report monthly progress
Optimize purchasing activities while considering all supply chain uncertainty factors
Work with cross-functional teams such as sourcing, finance, operations, project teams, and more.
Education & Experience:
A bachelor's degree or higher in business, supply chain, economics, computer science or engineering.
Certification in operator or vendor management, such as the APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management(CPIM) is preferred.
0-2+ years of experience working in procurement /sourcing and inventory management in a wholesale environment with a high growth wholesaler
Knowledge of supply chain processes, such as sales and operations planning, MRP, forecasting, demand and supply planning, indirect procurement, materials management and logistics highly desired
Use of various software and computer applications, such as Oracle, SAP, and Microsoft Office programs * Excellent communication skills, including written, verbal and presentation skills; comfortable and credible with both internal stakeholders and external audiences
A flexible, dynamic, self-demanding and proactive individual; able to motivate him/herself and others; easily accepts constructive input from others